Rabies clinics are scheduled in Izard County

April 23, 2001 MELBOURNE - Izard County 4-H Clubs are sponsoring a Rabies Vaccination Clinic at various locations in Izard County Saturday, according to a news release from the Izard County Extension Office.

Lyon sets ceremony for new science center

April 23, 2001 The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Lawrence H. and Marilyn Church Derby Center for Science and Mathematics will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Lyon College, according to a news release.

Sharp literacy council to meet

April 23, 2001 HIGHLAND - The Sharp County Literacy Council will meet at 10 a.m. Friday in the council office on Highway 62/412, across from the Timberline Restaurant, said Margaret Harmon, publicist.

New felonies created in session

April 23, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Legislature and Gov. Mike Huckabee approved more than a dozen bills this session creating felony offenses, along with harsher penalties for certain crimes.

UACCB awards high school seniors

April 23, 2001 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville has awarded several high school academic scholarships, announced Judy Lassiter, financial aid director.

Lyon choir plans spring concert

April 23, 2001 The Lyon College Concert Choir, under the direction of Misty Humway, will present its Spring Concert at 8 p.m. Thursday in Brown Chapel on the Lyon College campus.

Prosecutor seeks blended sentence

April 23, 2001 SEARCY (AP) - A White County prosecutor will seek a blended sentence for a 13-year-old suspect in the murder of a convenience store clerk.

Area ASU students present research projects

April 23, 2001 JONESBORO - Research projects by 37 students at Arkansas State University were chosen for public presentation or display during the fourth annual Undergraduate Scholars Day April 16, according to a